[CentOS] CentOS VPN server for iPhone

Florin Andrei florin at andrei.myip.org
Thu Mar 26 20:15:45 UTC 2009


Hywel Richards wrote:
> Florin Andrei wrote:
>> The options are: L2TP, PPTP and IPSec. If you were to install a VPN 
>> endpoint on CentOS, which protocol would you prefer?  
> 
> I know this doesn't answer your question as put, but it may be worth 
> taking a different tack and supplying whatever services wrapped with 
> SSL/TLS instead - I guess it depends exactly what you want the VPN for.

What's driving it at this point is IMAP access. Sure, I could expose the 
IMAP-over-SSL port to the Internet, but somehow that sounds even more 
scary than using a second-rate VPN server. I am using Cyrus IMAPd, but 
regardless, I just have a bad feeling about allowing everyone and their 
dog to poke directly at the software holding all my emails.

-- 
Florin Andrei

http://florin.myip.org/



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